Category: News

Nanih Waiya Community Park set for Oct. 10

From press reports Nanih Waiya Community Park will host its Annual Fall Festival 5k Run/Walk on October 10, 2015 from 9 am – 3 pm at 9185 Highway 490, Louisville. As part of the event a grand opening celebration of…

Lady Wildcats celebrate senior night against Leake Central

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Tuesday night was a big one for the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School. Not only was the LHS slow-pitch softball team celebrating senior night against Leake Central but they were waiting to learn…

ECCC to offer GED ready practice test for $1  

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering the GED Ready practice test for $1 through Oct. 31, 2015, in a special back-to-school promotion. Ryan Clarke, director of Adult Basic Education/GED Testing at ECCC, said that students who take the…

Taylor Machine Works and ECCC announce training partnership

From press reports Taylor Machine Works, a major manufacturer of power industrial trucks located in Louisville, and East Central Community College have announced a partnership to prepare individuals for skilled jobs at the growing manufacturing company. “Beginning November 1, 2015,…

Three County Governor’s Job Fair set for Oct. 29

From press reports Ackerman, MS —Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties in Mississippi will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman MS, announced Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network. The job fair…

National Wildlife Refuge Week set for Oct. 11-17

By James L. Cummins special to the Winston County Journal This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of October 11-17, 2015. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time…

SBA offers economic injury disaster loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Mississippi as a result of drought that…

Sports Schedules – 10/07/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 8 Prep Volleyball 5:30/6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Choctaw County Junior College Football 7 p.m. — EMCC at Holmes

Nimble Thimbles

Nimble Thimbles By:  Barbara Pou October 4, 2015 We seem to be getting ready for winter in our group as the quilters seem to be getting darker hues for their quilts.  On our prayer list is Faye Peoples as she…

Statesmen fall in 41-37 defeat; Comeback falls short

A comeback effort by the No. 5 Delta State University Statesmen came up short, as Florida Tech held on for a 41-37 victory on Saturday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. The Basics: Score:  Florida Tech 41, Delta State 37